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Ascent of Combs Peak on 2018-03-07

Climber: Robert Luher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Combs Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6193 ft / 1887 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove down rough dirt road from Chihuahua Valley Road to PCT crossing and parked near a sign noting "State Park Property." The dirt road was not suitable for a 2WD sedan.

Hiked north along the PCT until passing the PCT high point just northeast of Combs Peak. The turnoff is marked by a dead standing tree. Followed the use trail to the summit, but there were places where various use trails crossed one another, making it somewhat difficult. The trail is steep. Once on the summit, enjoyed a break and signed the register. The views were nice. Descended along the same trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1143 ft / 348 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1143 ft / 348 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:PCT and Use Trail (HPS Route 1)
    Start Trailhead:UTM 378935  5050 ft / 1539 m
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:50 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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